This year’s GROW Farm to Table Fundraising Dinner will be held Saturday, August 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Boundary County Fairgrounds’ Memorial Hall. This popular event features locally grown and produced gourmet food, a silent auction, and, new this year, a local food-based appetizer contest! Diners will vote on their favorite entry, … More Save the date: August 24 Farm to Table Fundraiser and Cooking Contest!
Look around the community for a Little Free Garden! These projects are designed along the lines of Little Free Libraries, providing free fresh produce to curious children in our community. We are looking for local Bonners Ferry businesses that would like to sponsor one of these small raised beds, which can be customized for your … More Looking for Little Free Garden caretakers!
Why give to Idaho nonprofits? Idaho Gives is a program designed to bring awareness and raise money for the more than 500 nonprofit organizations working tirelessly to build a stronger Idaho! In Bonners Ferry, both Gardeners for Regional Organic Wellbeing and The Pearl Theater participate in Idaho Gives. It’s a fun day of giving that … More One-Day Campaign on Thursday, May 2, Supports Nonprofits
Happy New Year, GROW Community Garden Supporters! Thanks for your support of our community garden in 2018. With your help, we supplied 2600 lb of fresh organic produce to our local community! We have some exciting new events planned for 2019, including: Wed., January 16, 6-8pm: 9B Community Food System Potlucks and … More GROW sponsors community potluck and speaker series, seeks applicants for open Board positions
Please join us as we plan our 2018 activities! We meet at the following times at the UI Extension Meeting Room, 6447 Kootenai St., Bonners Ferry. All are welcome! Feb. 21 Mar. 7 Mar. 21 April 4 April 18 May 2 May 16 June 6 June 20 July 11 (postponed 1 week due to 4th … More 2018 GROW Membership Meeting Schedule
Are you interested in growing your own fresh vegetables in a ready-made organic garden? We have inexpensive plots available at the GROW (Gardeners for Regional Organic Wellbeing) Community Garden located on Buchanan Street, behind Trinity Lutheran Church. We have 4′ by 20′ plots for $20 per year and 10′ by 20′ plots for $45. The … More Garden plots available to rent for 2018
Are you a small farmer, hobbyist, or business owner in BOUNDARY COUNTY? Would you like to be listed in a resource guide featuring our local suppliers? I will be producing both an online and a paper guide to our local small businesses. Please contact me with the following information if you are interested: Yes! I’d … More A Guide to Local Boundary County Producers
Our Farm to Table Gourmet Local Feast was a huge success! Read more about it on the blog post.
Saving seeds from your own plants is easy and fun! UI Extension is building a library of open-pollinated seeds from plants grown here in Boundary County. Join us on Tuesday, January 24, from 1-3pm at the Extension Office to learn more about this project. These plants are well-adapted to our conditions here, which will increase … More Saving Seeds: Building a Seed Bank for Boundary County
University of Idaho Extension will be offering a series of courses on organic gardening this spring, led by Lynn Bush, a long-time local organic gardener and farmer. The first class, Building Your Soil, will be held on Tuesday, January 10, from 1-3pm. Learn how to begin successful organic gardening by building your soil; this is … More Step by Step Organic Gardening: Building Your Soil